Roosevelt High School Scholarship Fundraiser in collaboration with NOPO Big Band
HELP US SEND A 3rd PERSON To The Mel Brown Jazz Camp This Summer!!!!

Thank you for all of your support in reaching our initial goal of sending 2 students to the Jazz Camp this Summer, Now we are Reaching for the Stars (with YOUR Help, of course) and we need your help in sending a 3rd student to the camp this summer.

Share with your friends and family and HELP SUPPORT JAZZ EDUCATION!!!!
NOPO Big Band is pleased to collaborate with Roosevelt High School Jazz Band and Director Jason Margolis to raise scholarships funds for the 2018 Mel Brown Jazz Camp. Our goal is to raise enough money to send two Roosevelt High School Jazz Band students to the camp. We will announce this year’s winners at our Fundraiser Concert, Tuesday, March 13th, 2018.
WHO:  NOPO Big Band in collaboration with Roosevelt High School Jazz Band
WHAT:  Scholarship Fundraiser and Concert
WHEN:  Scholarship Application Deadline: Sunday March 4th, 2018
             Concert:  Tuesday March 13th, 2018 7pm Roosevelt HS Auditorium
Application Info:  (See Below)
Application Form
Click the link to fill out the form and submit your essay, teacher recommendation and Youtube link.

Minimum Requirements:

1) Applicants must be a Roosevelt High School student and enrolled in Jazz Band.
2) Students must be able to attend the camp dates August 5th-11th, 2018.
3) Applications must be submitted online no later than Sunday, March 4th, 2018.

1) Submission Form
2) Short Essay
3) Teacher Recommendation
4) Recording
Please answer the following question in 500 words or less.
What inspires you to play jazz music?
Teacher Recommendation:
This is a brief response from your band director, private instructor
or older adult musician who can speak about you as a musician and your level of playing,
strengths, weakness, and/or need for scholarship funds.
From our website please download the audio track and lead sheet to “Autumn
Leaves.” Please video record yourself please the melody and at least one chorus of soloing
over the changes. You will need to upload your video to Youtube.

Autumn Leaves Leadsheet Music - Downloads

Autumn Leaves - Concert Key Leadsheet (Download)

Autumn Leaves - Concet Bb (Download)

Autumn Leaves - Concert Eb (Download)


Aberosold Audio File

Autumn Leaves - Jamey Abeorsol (Download)